Department of Informatics

Welcome to all our new students, and welcome back to all our returning students! 

Do you trust online banking? Is online shopping safe? Wondering how Google finds answers to your searchers so quickly? Or how graphics in video games are made? Will you be developing software and IT solutions for the future? If you think these questions sound exciting, then our study programs are for you!

We prepare our graduates for highly diverse careers in ICT, finance, media and academia. Did you start your computer science studies outside of Norway? We have several options for you to be a student of our department or to start a research career with us.

Semester Startup

New Student

Welcome to the University of Bergen! This is what you need to know during your first weeks as a UiB student.

Research | Informatics

A joint effort to boost information security

The Department of Informatics cooperates with Simula Research Laboratory to increase data security in Norway. The partnership will materialize in a new company called Simula@UiB.


Teaching the computer how to think

When the conversation gets dull, Daniel Lokshtanov relaxes with tasks too complicated for computers to solve. That has made him one of Norway’s top algorithm researchers.

Our paper on TIM barrel proteins is out!

Similarity in shape dictates signature intrinsic dynamics despite no functional conservation in TIM Barrel enzymes

Similarity in Shape Dictates Signature Intrinsic Dynamics Despite No Functional Conservation in TIM Barrel Enzymes

Study With Us!

Learn more about our Bachelor, MasterPhD and Exchange programs.

Find out how to apply to all our programs.

Best ICT Institute in Norway

Rated by the Research Council of Norway in 2012

Best Masters Degree in Scientific and Technical Subjects

Rated by Studiebarometeret in 2015

Master student in program development

The good thing about being a student at the department is being in a very good academic environment
Uma Behera